Clark UNICO Visits the 'Real Little Italy ' of NYC

April 23, 2018

BRONX, NY – Members and friends of the Clark UNICO Chapter enjoyed a recent road trip to the Belmont section of the Bronx to experience Arthur Avenue, or the ‘Real Little Italy’ of New York City as the locals refer to it.

Arthur Avenue was settled in the early part of the prior century when a number of Italian families moved from lower Manhattan to the Bronx.  Once ...

Clark Under Flash Flood Warning Monday Morning

CLARK, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for the area until 11:15 a.m.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.

According to the National Weather Service, excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas ...

Spring Arrives in Time to Usher in Clark Little League and Softball Parade

CLARK, NJ – Just as many adults speculated if spring would ever arrive, youngsters around town wondered the same about opening day of baseball.   It seems both showed up on the same day this year.  Under sunny skies and warm temperatures, the Clark Little League and Girls Softball League kicked off their 2018 seasons with the traditional parade down Westfield Avenue and ...

Clark Youngsters Mastering Their Swing at Hyatt Hills Golf Complex

CLARK, NJ - Clark Recreation  Spring Programs are in full swing. Young golfers are mastering their swing every Wednesday afternoon at the Hyatt Hills Golf Complex. 

Golf Pro "Jarrod" is teaching students the fundamentals of the game and helping them to gain techniques.

"This is a great opportunity for young golfers to learn the skills needed to play the ...

Comic Book Convention Coming to Clark Library in May

CLARK, NJ – The Clark Library is hosting its first annual Comic Book Convention called Random Fandom Con in May.    The community is invited to join in the day’s events and costumes are encouraged.

There will be a comic book artist workshop, Pokemon Party Panel, Harry Potter Radio Show, costume contest, free giveaways, Sushi Candy, vendors, trivia game, and so much ...

Clark UNICO Provides Gift of Communication to Recreation Department

CLARK, NJ – Digging will start soon in front of the Clark Recreation Department to install an electronic notification board.   This project was made possible through a $10K donation to the department from the Clark Chapter of UNICO.

According to Clark UNICO President Joe Arancio, the gift came from the proceeds of the UNICO Italian Feast in October.    “The ...

'Full of Hustle and Lots of Wins' Clark Fourth-Grade Travel Basketball Team Celebrated at Council Meeting

CLARK, NJ – Clark’s fourth-grade girls’ travel basketball team was recognized by Mayor Sal Bonaccorso for a winning season he referred to as full of hustle and lots of wins. 

This season, the girls won their age group in the annual Clark Travel Basketball Winter Tournament as well qualifying in the finals of the Central Jersey Basketball ...

Local Fishing Areas to be Stocked for Upcoming Season Opening

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, has announced they will be stocking Union County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m.

Union County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 23,950 rainbow trout this spring. The trout are among approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised this season at ...

Hopping Good Time at Clark Easter Egg Hunt

CLARK, NJ – More than 700 children participated in five separate egg hunts at the Clark Recreation Center on Saturday, March 24.  

Children took photos with the Easter Bunny, enjoyed face painting, decorated their own baskets and guessed the number of jelly beans. 

There were also chances to win stuffed animals and Easter baskets overflowing with a bounty of goodies and ...

Scenes from Saturday's Local 'March for Our Lives' Event

UNION, NJ – Over 500 students, parents, public officials, and activists marched and gathered in Union Saturday morning for the Union County ‘March for Our Lives’ event.  The student-led march, which called on the U.S. government for stricter gun laws and memorialized the 17 people killed in Parkland, Florida last month, was one of hundreds of March for Our ...

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